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A long, discursive, and compelling review essay.
Roll Call speculates about who the next director of the Congressional Budget Office might be. This is a key decision facing the newly elected GOP-controlled Congress. After giving a talk at CBO on Thursday and participating in its Academic...Show More Summary
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An amazing story, from the NY Times.
A great and balanced essay. Thanks to Alex Tabarrok for the pointer.
Love teaching introductory economics? Want to live in the Boston area? Well, then, I have a job for you.
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Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014 Economist Educators Best in Class Teaching Award. These three were chosen by the Board of the National Economics Teaching Association (NETA) from numerous submissions. Prizes are provided by Cengage Learning. Show More Summary
A nice essay by Olivier Blanchard on the lessons we should learn from the financial crisis and Great Recession.
NPR takes a look. Generally, a good and balanced treatment. But they play a bit too fast and loose with the difference between high and rising. Some of the hypotheses they suggest can explain high prices but not rising prices.
Teachers of intermediate macroeconomics will find this new book of interest: This Vox EU Course Companion, the first in the series, is a collection of carefully selected Vox columns designed to supplement Mankiw’s Macroeconomics textbook. Show More Summary
The IMF endorses the free-lunch view of infrastructure spending. That is, an IMF study suggests that the expansionary effects are sufficiently large that debt-financed infrastructure spending could reduce the debt-GDP ratio over time. Show More Summary
Science Watch offers their choices.
Here is a website that gives up-to-date graphs of several policy rules.